February 23, 2020

Greetings, fellow Sunshine horses!  My owner Mary Jane has been very slow to post the beautiful pictures she takes of me, so I decided to do it myself!  As you can see I enjoy the gorgeous views of Owasco Lake while having an occasional picnic outside on a warm, sunny...

December 24, 2019

Dylan's Dream is a 17-year old Standardbred gelding that was rescued from the kill pen.  He spent quite a lot of time with the Amish after a brief racing career.  He has a sweet and loving personality despite all that he has been through.  Dylan has come a long way sin...

May 13, 2019

On Saturday May 4, 2019 we held our first annual Kentucky Derby Gala at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY.  About 70% of the horses that come to Sunshine Horses are from the racing industry.  Regardless of our personal opinions about horse racing, organizations...

December 8, 2018

Bustin on Cecelia aka "Peanut" is an 8-year old thoroughbred mare.  This chestnut beauty had a brief racing career that included one win and 3 high placings.  She is a spirited mare that needs an experienced handler.  She does not load well.  This sweet girl is complet...

September 29, 2018

Have you considered sponsoring a horse?  Sponsors contribute to the daily costs to care for our horses while they wait to find their forever homes (or live out their lives in sanctuary).  This allows us to set up an emergency fund while covering the costs of the mainte...

August 3, 2018

Our Open House is this Saturday, August 4, from 12-4pm.  This is our first event at our new farm and we can't wait to show it off!  Sunshine Horses has been in operation since 2003 and has placed over 200 horses. 

 Horses and volunteers enjoying our new pastur...

July 29, 2018

Lightning Prince won $61,298 during a brief racing career.  He was only 8 years old when he came to Sunshine.  Prince won the hearts of volunteers and trainers with his easy demeanor and eagerness to please.  Prince excelled in his training and transitioned from raceho...

May 27, 2018

Duke of Wellington went off to his forever home yesterday.  Duke's adoption is a bittersweet one for Sunshine volunteers.  We are happy that he has found his forever home but will miss having him around the barn.  Duke arrived at Sunshine after retiring from a successf...

December 1, 2017

In November six Sunshine Horses found their forever homes. 

Crazy Levi (Vic), Serengetti and Watchinmypocket (Pocket) were adopted together.  Serengetti was owned by Sunshine Founder Kate Starr's father and had been a Sunshine resident since her father's death in 2012....

August 22, 2017

We are beyond elated to be participating once again in Equine Avenue and World of Horses at the Great New York State Fair! While we are putting the last minute touches on our displays and the final coat of hoof polish on our visiting horses hooves, we want to share thi...

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